JESSE HAGPIAN NOMINATED BY ACADEMY OF EDUCATION ARTS AND SCIENCES FOR “SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER OF THE YEAR” IN THE 2013 BAMMY AWARDS

Jesse Hagopian has been nominated by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences for the “Secondary School Teacher of the Year” in the Annual Bammy Awards.

Winners will be announced at a gala red-carpet event tonight, Saturday, September 21st, 2013 beginning at 6:30pm at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center in Washington, D.C. Presented by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences International, the Bammy Award is a cross-discipline award recognizing educators from across the education field.

You can live stream the award ceremony here: http://www.bammyawards.com/index.php/bammy-awaards-live

About the Bammy Awards:

The Bammy Awards will honor the contributions of educators in 28 categories across the field.

Presenters announced today include: Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National Education Association; Marybeth Hertz, executive board member of the Edcamp Foundation; Dan Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Administrators; Chris Lehmann, founder and co-chair of Educon; Gail Connelly, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals; Angela Maiers, founder of Choose2Matter; Yasmina Vinci, executive director for the National Head Start Association; John Merrow, veteran education reporter at PBS; Donna Mazyck, executive director of the National Association of School Nurses; Tom Whitby and Steven Anderson, co-founders of #Edchat; Caroline Hendrie, executive director of the Education Writers Association. William J. Bushaw, executive director, PDK International Family; Rob Lippincott, senior vice president, PBS Learning Media; and The Northeast Foundation for Children.

The awards will be co-hosted by Dr. Mark Ginsberg, dean of the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, and Errol St. Clair Smith, Emmy-winning correspondent, broadcaster and executive producer of the Bammy Awards.

This year’s celebration will include a number of special presentations, including lifetime achievement awards to Randi Weingarten and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, special achievement awards to the founders of Edcamp and #Edchat, a special Bammy presentation to educators from Sandy Hook Elementary School, a salute by the BAM 100 celebrating connected educators, Bammy Awards for the best in education technology, and a very special Bammy Award honoring a truly exceptional student.

Modeled on the broad scope of the Oscars, Grammys and Emmys, the Bammy Awards were created to be a cross-discipline honor celebrating the entire education village.

About the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences:

The Academy is comprised of over 212 prominent education leaders, including Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education at Stanford University; Diane Ravitch, former Assistant Secretary of Education; Timothy Shriver, CEO of the Special Olympics; and the executive directors of NAESP, AASA, PTA, NASN, ASBO and NASSP.

CONTACT: Academy of Education Arts and Sciences

Errol St. Clair Smith, 818-539-5971

http://www.bammyawards.org

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